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Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 5, 2007, 3:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By balofagus
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary, it took me quite...

YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary, it took me quite some time to get my head around that one!
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 8, 2007, 9:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By balofagus
I checked it out on Reseller Ratings and their...

I checked it out on Reseller Ratings and their rating is only 5/10. Here are the reviews http://www.resellerratings.com/store/47th_Street_Photo_13
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 8, 2007, 8:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By balofagus
Don't worry, you're explanation makes perfect...

Don't worry, you're explanation makes perfect sense! Thank goodness you don't completely hand-hold, I'd feel so useless if you did :O
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 8, 2007, 4:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By balofagus
Roger, your photos continue to astound me. I...

Roger, your photos continue to astound me. I have one question though. Are the little "inserts" 100% crops or from alternate photos? Okay, actually its two, you handhold for most of your shots...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 3, 2007, 5:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By balofagus
In my computer programming class, we have to do a...

In my computer programming class, we have to do a presentation on some new features in Vista. As a Mac user, I of course bear the brunt of the Windows fanboys in the class. My teacher, who is a...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 1, 2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By balofagus
Hit Menu > Within the Rec. Mode Menu, scroll down...

Hit Menu > Within the Rec. Mode Menu, scroll down to Swtch dst msr pt > your's is set to AUTO, the next one down allows you to manually chooses any of the focus points by using the arrows, the final...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jan 30, 2007, 1:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By balofagus
Tom, I did check out the new specs when 1.5...

Tom,

I did check out the new specs when 1.5 came out and I figured it would run on my G4. However, when I downloaded the Compatibility checker it said I needed another 512MB (to equal 1GB) of...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jan 30, 2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By balofagus
I would like to try Aperture but my sytem (iBook...

I would like to try Aperture but my sytem (iBook G4) can't handle it. They will be releasing a 30-day trial of version 1.0 on Feb 19, so you can try it then. From reports it seems that speed has...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jan 29, 2007, 4:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By balofagus
The first shipping version (1.0) of Adobe...

The first shipping version (1.0) of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was announced today :cool:. It will be available Feb 19. Estimated retail value is $299US (same as Apple Aperture) but until April 30...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 28, 2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By balofagus
Roy, most of them are a little OOF. It's...

Roy, most of them are a little OOF. It's partially to the fact that this thing never stops moving! But more importantly it's that I was shooting too low of an ISO in unideal conditions therefore...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 28, 2006, 9:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By balofagus
Yes, we will be keeping him (my mom checks on him...

Yes, we will be keeping him (my mom checks on him every 2 hours or so, so I think she's hooked). Usha doesn't mind us handling him but I'm sure she'd like it better if we didn't. She didn't have...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 28, 2006, 8:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By balofagus
On the 23, my Alpaca Usha had a little baby. In...

On the 23, my Alpaca Usha had a little baby. In the spirit of the season, we've named him Leon (Noel backwards). Here are a couple of pics!

All taken with the K100D and 18-55

Mom and Baby...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 20, 2006, 7:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,977
Posted By balofagus
On my Mac: Image Capture: Uploading files...

On my Mac:

Image Capture: Uploading files onto my hard drive
Adobe Lightroom: Working with RAW files and organizing my files
Adobe Photoshop 7: General edits after conversion to .tif
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 18, 2006, 8:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By balofagus
Ohhhh, ok, that makes sense. Looks like I'll be...

Ohhhh, ok, that makes sense. Looks like I'll be saving a little longer.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 18, 2006, 7:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By balofagus
Let me preceed this by saying I am not some cheap...

Let me preceed this by saying I am not some cheap criminal, I am only asking this as a question; I don't even know if I'll be buying the lens.

Okay, I was wondering if I bought a lens (up here in...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 13, 2006, 9:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By balofagus
Interesting article... but I have one question. ...

Interesting article... but I have one question. He talks about the focus ring turning in AF and not liking it, how do other lenses not do this? What happens when you switch from AF to MF, does the...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 20, 2006, 9:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By balofagus
It means "seconds" and is to help you discern...

It means "seconds" and is to help you discern between fractional second shutter speeds and second shutter speeds. Example: 25 is actually 1/25 of a second and 25" is a full 25 seconds.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 17, 2006, 4:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By balofagus
Hmm, I have this "Apply Image" dialoge, but I...

Hmm, I have this "Apply Image" dialoge, but I don't quite understand what it's doing. Is it sort of like duplicating the image layer and then modifying the blending options because it has all the...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 17, 2006, 2:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By balofagus
I took this picture a while ago and liked it, but...

I took this picture a while ago and liked it, but not it colour. Yesterday I learned this new technique which I think gives the photo a "timeless" quality.

Here's the original:...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Nov 11, 2006, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 861
Posted By balofagus
Here's two I took last week on the bus to Toronto...

Here's two I took last week on the bus to Toronto for our Art trip!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/balofagus/Sarah.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/balofagus/Tim.jpg
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 24, 2006, 8:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By balofagus
I just love Adobe Lightroom!* Trying to use the...

I just love Adobe Lightroom!* Trying to use the Pentax software almost knocked me off using RAW altogether.* Sure, Photo Lab, Camera Raw, Silkypix can do nice stuff, but I can't use them!* I find...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 24, 2006, 7:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,912
Posted By balofagus
Here's one of mine!

Here's one of mine!
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Sep 23, 2006, 2:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By balofagus
Why did I pick Pentax?* Well, my mom has an old...

Why did I pick Pentax?* Well, my mom has an old ME F with a 50mm f2, so I would have at least one lens.* At the time I was looking, the information for the K100D and K110D had just went up on the...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Sep 17, 2006, 6:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By balofagus
Wow, those look more like hot air balloons than...

Wow, those look more like hot air balloons than kites! Really blow those diamond shaped ones I had when I was younger out of the air.* Nice pictures!
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Sep 16, 2006, 2:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By balofagus
Dust removal is not mentioned in any of the...

Dust removal is not mentioned in any of the literature that came with my K100D (trust me, read it all).* Again, as Ira said, the SR system may have the added side affect of shaking off the dust...
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